The Cloud Architect is responsible for cloud systems plans and strategy; design development and deployment of applications into a Cloud or Hybrid Cloud; and implementation of enterprise infrastructure and platforms required for cloud computing. Cloud Architect responsibilities include architecting and leading the development and integration of cloud-based information and computer systems that meet specific needs, as identified in the TOR. The Cloud Architect is accountable for the end-to-end cloud deployment experience, from concept development to deployment.
10+ years of relevant experience
Minimum of 5 years of experience supporting cloud architecture design, development, implementation, and maintenance
Minimum of 5 years of experience with infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), or Software as a Service (SaaS).
Minimum of 5 years of experience supporting cloud architecture design, development, implementation, and maintenance experience with either AWS or Azure cloud-commuting infrastructures
Experience leading cross-functional technology teams
Experience utilizing AGILE development methodologies and Application Life-cycle Management.
Experience working with programming languages such as Java, C++, JSON, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby, Pig/Hive, and/or Elixir
Implementing and managing continuous delivery systems and methodologies
Implementing automated security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation processes
Defining and deploying monitoring, metrics, and logging strategies across applications, systems and services
Implementing systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing on cloud platforms
Designing, managing, and maintaining tools to automate operational processes, backups, ensuring cloud service offerings provide highly available services
Managing cloud integration and production service environment for a rapidly growing service model
Strong technical competence and aptitude
Quick thinker, experienced in unconventional problem solving
Comfortable initiating change; consciously managing and shaping change
Ability to balance and consider multiple issues and perspectives while focusing on the overall vision
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to effectively interact with all levels of management from application developers to the CIO
Exceptional planning and organizational skills
Previous hands-on experience with complex Enterprise solutions and business applications
Ability to develop and maintain highly effective relationships, internally and externally
Positive can do attitude with focus on the success of the team over individual accomplishments
Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills
DOD TS/SCI Clearance
Professional Cloud Solutions Architect certification desired
BS or equivalent experience
Minimum of 1 Cloud Professional Certification
DoD 8570 IAT-L2 certification (Sec+ CE , Higher preferred)
This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.